Madyson Fitzgerald

Madyson Fitzgerald

Madyson Fitzgerald is the newsletter producer and breaking news reporter for Stateline.

What is artificial intelligence? Legislators are still looking for a definition.

By: - October 6, 2023

Back in March, Hawaii state Sen. Chris Lee introduced legislation urging the U.S. Congress to consider the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence technologies. But he didn’t write it. Artificial intelligence did. Lee instructed ChatGPT, an AI-powered system trained to follow instructions and carry out conversations, to write a piece of legislation that highlights the […]

Was that chicken cutlet grown in a lab? These states want you to know.

By: - September 1, 2023

Select U.S. restaurants have begun serving laboratory-grown chicken, spurring long wait times for reservations by diners curious to taste it. In June, the U.S. Department of Agriculture gave final approval for a few California-based companies to begin selling lab-produced chicken across the country. While it may be years before lab-grown meat is available at grocery […]

As employers expand artificial intelligence in hiring, few states have rules

By: - July 18, 2023

This article was corrected on July 19 at 9:10 a.m. to reflect that an internal Amazon artificial intelligence hiring program was experimental, and, the company says, never used by recruiters to evaluate job candidates. It also has been corrected to note that the law in Maryland went into effect without being signed by then-Gov. Larry […]